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Huzza for the Constitution

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Title:
Huzza for the Constitution
Description:
A broadside, titled "Huzza for the Constitution," with a six-stanza poem commemorating USS Constitution's return to harbor on April 17, 1814 after a cruise during which she captured four prizes, including the British schooner HMS Pictou, the British merchant ship Lovely Ann, a brig, and a packet schooner. The illustration at the top shows Constitution in full sail.
Date:
1814
Format:
Ephemera
Genre:
Broadsides
Poetry
Location:
USS Constitution Museum
Collection (local):
USS Constitution Museum Broadsides Collection
Subjects:
Campaigns & battles
Sailing ships
Constitution (Frigate)
Extent:
1 leaf (2 p.) ; 19 1/8 x 15 in.
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Notes (date):
Date from accompanying materials.
Notes:
Title from item.
Language:
English
Identifier:
408.1